Tuscan Orzo Salad

I’m happy to announce that I will be doing some writing for DailyBurn, a fitness start-up focused on helping you get to a better, stronger, healthier you. If you’re looking for a way to use up some of summer’s last bounty, check out this Tuscan Orzo Salad. Combining ripe tomatoes with fresh arugula and shavedContinue reading “Tuscan Orzo Salad”

Snickerdoodle Blondies

My father had a hard time grasping the name of these Snickerdoodle Blondies. “Doodly-whats?” “Snoodles?” In fact, the etymology for snickerdoodle shows a similarity to the German word for snail (Schneke), but it could also simply be a 19th century English word for an easily-made treat. Ultimately, who really cares? It’s all about taste inContinue reading “Snickerdoodle Blondies”

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

It is the first day of October, which means I can truly accept that it is autumn, ushering in spicy flavors, Halloween candy sugar-highs, and hearty soups. The grocery store is filled with Candy Corn (and Candy Corn Oreos), gourds, bags of Milky Ways to fill the entire milky way, and cans of the orangeContinue reading “Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting”